For decades, Afghanistan has been a battlefield of national and international forces. Living conditions are especially challenging in rural areas, with women and children being the most vulnerable. Cordaid has been supporting people in Afghanistan since 2001.
Lack of access to primary health care leads to high mortality rates, especially among mothers and children under five. Cordaid and its local partner AHDS have been implementing the national health packages in Uruzgan for over ten years.
A group of Afghan filmmakers set off to various corners of the country. They went to clinics where they spoke to doctors and patients and visited people who fled the ongoing violence.
In the coming weeks, we will publish a series of videos in which we show what our activities and efforts mean to the people of Afghanistan, who, despite all the setbacks, remain resilient and strong.
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This first episode is about Cordaid’s commitment to supporting and strengthening the healthcare system in the province of Uruzgan.